The NJWeedman is dead. Long live … NJRepealBailReformMan?

The NJWeedman is dead. Long live ... NJRepealBailReformMan? (JEFF EDELSTEIN COLUMN)By Jeff Edelstein, The Trentonian Posted: 05/29/18, 1:58 PM EDTThe NJWeedman is dead. Long live the NJBailReformMan. Or the NJRepealBailReformMan. Or the NJEighthAmendmentMan.Or something like that. You get the idea.“The war on weed is won. It’s over,” Ed Forchion (formerly NJWeedman) told me yesterday. “The …

Cases against NJ Weedman up in smoke. Prosecutors cite changing views of marijuana

Updated 9:11 AM; Posted Jun 6, 3:15 PMAbove:  Ed "NJ Weedman" Forchion reacts to someone who beeped their horn in support as he talked in front of his shuttered restaurant Friday, May 25, 2018 in Trenton, a day after he was acquitted of witness tampering and was released from jail. (Kevin Shea | For NJ.com)By …

Is Ed Forchion, “NJ Weedman”, ‘unconvictable’?

New Jersey's most notorious pothead has called himself "conviction proof." Long time Activist for Cannabis legalization and Human Rights,  Cancer patient, Author, Actor and Politician, was released Thursday from the Mercer County Jail, after having been incarcerated 447 days, since March of 2017.  He was acquitted of witness tampering in a Mercer County New Jersey …

Judge dismisses 13 tickets against NJ Weedman

By Olivia Rizzo  For NJ.com A Trenton Municipal Court judge this week dismissed 13 tickets citing late night violations at NJ Weedman's Joint, the now-closed Trenton restaurant owned by Ed "NJ Weedman" Forchion.In February 2016, Trenton police continually shut down the restaurant and accompanying "cannabis church," the Liberty Bell Temple, citing a city ordinance that …

NJ Weedman not guilty on 1 witness tampering count, jury hung on 2nd

By Olivia RizzoFor NJ.com TRENTON -- A jury on Thursday found Ed "NJ Weedman" Forchion not guilty of the more serious witness tampering crime he was charged with, and was hung on a second count of the same charge.The marijuana advocate was visibly excited with the outcome.Once the jury had cleared the court, Forchion raised …

I’m a political prisoner’ — NJ Weedman accused of witness tampering

Published on Mar 14, 2017 After talking to marijuana activist Ed Forchion, aka NJ Weedman, while he's currently serving time in prison, Judi believes that his latest arrest is more about power than post.(Photo via NJ Weedman)New to the page? Subscribe above!Visit our website: http://nj1015.com/Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nj1015Follow us: https://twitter.com/nj1015Receive our newsletter: http://nj1015.com/registration/ SOURCE …

"NJ Weedman" raided by SWAT team while streaming on Facebook Live

March 3, 2017, 4:49 PM TRENTON, N.J. -- A New Jersey marijuana advocate dubbed “NJ Weedman” has been arrested on witness tampering charges and was broadcasting on Facebook Live when SWAT team members burst through the door.  Mercer County authorities say Ed “NJ Weedman” Forchion was arrested Friday afternoon; he was indicted Tuesday by grand …

JEFF EDELSTEIN: Marijuana defense of the NJWeedman is working

  Bobby T. is a 27-year-old Philadelphia resident. He’s got a good job, a regular guy, goes about his business. Not looking for any trouble. But — cue the music — trouble found him. He was driving back to his home from upstate New York after a weekend with some friends. Upon entering New Jersey …

NJWeedman found not guilty in pot distribution case

  MOUNT HOLLY — A jury found Ed "NJWeedman" Forchion not guilty Thursday in the Rastafarian activist's marijuana distribution case. The decision came after Forchion was nearly held in contempt of court in the morning as he delivered his closing argument.   Stay tuned for details of Thursday afternoon's verdict. Forchion, formerly of Pemberton Township, …

NJ Weedman – Ed Forchion Burlington County Trial

Ed "NJWeedman" Forchion court verdict: Ed "NJWeedman" Forchion talks before and after the verdict is read in his Burlington County jury trial on charges of marijuana possession and possession with intent to distribute.   MOUNT HOLLY — A jury convicted medical marijuana activist Ed “NJWeedman” Forchion of possession Wednesday, but could not reach a verdict …

Marijuana activist ‘NJWeedman’ convicted of pot possession, jury hung on distribution charge

By Associated Press, Updated: Thursday, May 10, 6:37 AM MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. — Jurors in New Jersey have delivered a mixed verdict at the trial of a marijuana activist who lives in California and goes by the name “NJWeedman.” The panel in Mount Holly on Wednesday convicted Ed Forchion of possession of one pound of …